CalendarPast Events

  • Poetry instructor Danielle Badra
    Dec 09 2017
    9:30 am to 2:30 pm

    DEC 09 Firsthand Experience: Responsive Poetry

    Reservations Required. Join us for a hands-on poetry workshop inspired by the special exhibition “Magnetic Fields.”
  • Judy Chicago and a volunteer work on place setting from Chicago’s radical work “The Dinner Party”
    Dec 06 2017
    12:00 pm to 12:30 pm

    DEC 06 Gallery Talk: Inside the Dinner Party Studio

    No Reservations Required. Our gallery talk series continues with a discussion led by NMWA Director of the Betty Boyd Dettre Library and Research Center Sarah Osborne Bender.
  • Four abstract circular forms in vibrant neon colors
    Dec 03 2017
    1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

    Tour: Fierce Women

    No Reservations Required, but space is limited. Attend a free drop-in tour celebrating the “fierce women” who blazed trails as artists, activists, and innovators.
  • Visitors look at Kiki Kogelnik’s “Superwoman”; Photo: Laura Hoffman, NMWA
    Dec 03 2017
    12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

    Free Community Day: December

    No Reservations Required. The first Sunday of the month is Community Day at NMWA—enjoy free admission to the museum all day!
  • Abstract oil painting in yellow and red by Mildred Thompson.
    Nov 29 2017
    12:00 pm to 12:30 pm

    NOV 29 Gallery Talk: Magnetic Fields

    No Reservations Required. Our gallery talk series continues with a discussion led by NMWA Director of Education and Digital Engagement Deborah Gaston.
  • Composite of gestral abstraction painting by Sylvia Snowden and fabric cube sculpture by Shinique Smith
    Nov 28 2017
    6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

    Artists in Conversation: Sylvia Snowden and Shinique Smith

    Sold Out. Enjoy a reception and an artist-led gallery talks by Magnetic Fields artists Sylvia Snowden and Shinique Smith.
  • Chakaia Booker's abstract interpretation of a cat made from rubber tires and wood.
    Nov 15 2017
    12:00 pm to 12:30 pm

    NOV 15 Gallery Talk: Magnetic Fields

    No Reservations Required. Our gallery talk series continues with a discussion led by NMWA Digital Editorial Associate Emily Haight.
  • Woman standing in front of wall of pink post-it notes
    Nov 13 2017
    2:30 pm to 5:00 pm

    NOV 13 Gallery Experience: Mónica Mayer

    No Reservations Required. Mexican artist Mónica Mayer welcomes drop-in visitors over several days to engage with her exhibition “El Tendedero/The Clothesline Project.”
  • Two women hang pink slips of paper from a laundry line
    Nov 12 2017
    4:30 pm to 8:00 pm

    FRESH TALK FORUM: El Tendedero/the Clothesline Project

    Reservations Required. Experience Mónica Mayer's El Tendedero/The Clothesline Project, raising awareness about domestic violence in D.C.
  • Woman standing in front of wall of pink post-it notes
    Nov 11 2017
    10:00 am to 5:00 pm

    NOV 11 Gallery Experience: Mónica Mayer

    No Reservations Required. Mexican artist Mónica Mayer welcomes drop-in visitors over several days to engage with her exhibition “El Tendedero/The Clothesline Project.”
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